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191674 - Adult Immunisation MCQs

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This MCQ module provides an update on vaccination requirements across the different stages of an adult patient’s life. Vaccination requirements for adult patients vary depending on their vaccination history, age, occupation, risk factors, travel plans, if pregnant or planning pregnancy. Processes around valid patient consent and appropriate management of adverse events is also included. It is based on Australian Immunisation Handbook recommendations. There are 15 multiple choice questions to answer.

Relevance to General Practice

GPs are required to identify adult patients that require vaccination based on their risk factors, provide appropriate vaccination advice to patients, obtain valid consent prior to immunisation and appropriately manage adverse events.

Learning outcomes
  • Outline the criteria for valid consent to immunisation including patients with impaired capacity.
  • Outline appropriate management of adverse events following immunisation.
  • List recommended and contraindicated vaccines in immunocompromised people and women who are planning pregnancy, pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Identify appropriate vaccines for people with risk factors that increase their susceptibility to infection.
  • Determine the most appropriate approach to catch up vaccinations in adults.
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Aboriginal and Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander health
    • Adult health
    • Care of older people
    • Men's health
    • Pregnancy care
    • Women's health
    • Travel medicine
    191674 - Adult Immunisation MCQs
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    0.5 hour
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    1 cpd
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